Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has partly fulfills his electoral promise of recruitment of more teachers, as the Ministry of Education shortlisted successful applicants for the employment of teachers into public primary schools in the State.

The governor had promise in his manifesto to “Implement the Universal Basic Education Act and ensure free universal basic education for all children of primary and junior secondary ages.”

He also promised teachers at different fora to fill the gap in the ratio of students to students in public schools in the state.

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Governor Abiodun partly COMMENCED the fulfillment of this promise with the process of recruiting qualified teachers to the public primary schools in the State.

It is however not clear the total number of applicants shortlisted out of the 29,000 who applied to fill the existing 1,500 vacancies..

Those who applied through the Job Portal set up by the State government are expected to visit https://jobs.ogunstate.gov.ng/subeb-status, to confirm if their applications were successful.

Though the state government in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Kunle Somorin promised to send “Short Message Service (SMS) on the phone numbers submitted via the job portal”; investigations by Nigeria Meter revealed that the successful applicants are yet to receive the SMS as at the time of writing this report.

“Qualified candidates will be notified this week through Short Message Service (sms) on the phone numbers submitted via the job portal, jobs.ogunstate.gov.ng.”

The shortlisted candidates are expected to undergo another level of screening which include test and interview.

According to a statement by the Ogun State Ministry of Education, the second stage of the recruitment exercise required applicants are to log on with their “Labour ID or Phone No and follow the instructions carefully”, at www.jobs.ogunstate.gov.ng.

The statement added that successful applicants are expected to complete the form as deadline for submission is Tuesday November 19, 2019.

If successful, applicants will get the below message:

The applicants will however received the below message if their applications are not successful.

SUBEB Recruitment Screenshot_20191117-153249

Nigeria Meter recalled that the Ogun State Universal Basic Education called for applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of class teachers in Public Primary Schools located in specific terrains in some Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ogun State.

The Local Government Areas in Ogun West include Ado-Odo/Ota, Yewa North, Yewa South, Ipokia and Imeko-Afon.

In Ogun Central the LGAs in Ogun Central include Obafemi Owode, Ifo, Odeda and Ewekoro.

The Ogun State government also plans to recruit teachers in public primary schools in three LGAs in Ogun East. They include Ogun Waterside, Ijebu East and Ijebu North LGAs.

It advised applicants to apply only for the location in which they are interested as multiple applications would be disqualified.

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The Requirements For Selection

Applicants applying for the post of class teacher in Ogun state Universal Basic Education Board must possess either of 1 or 2 and all other conditions as stated below:

  1. Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with at least credit pass in specific subjects including English Language, Mathematics, French, Arabic studies, pre-vocational studies, Early Childhood Education, Basic Sciences and Technology and ICT with at least three years of teaching experience with verifiable evidence.
  2. B.A( Ed), BSc.(Ed) and BED  with at least second class in specific subjects including English Language, Mathematics, French, Arabic studies, pre-vocational studies, Early Childhood Education specialist, Basic Science and Technology and ICT with at least three years of teaching experience with verifiable evidence.

In addition to the above, prospective candidates are expected to possess the followings:

Senior Secondary School Certificate with a minimum of 5 credits including English and Mathematics, First School leaving certificate, NYSC discharge or exemption certificate, Certificate of birth issued by a recognized agency, Letter of referees from public figures, Valid means of identification, Evidence of change of name, Registered with Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria.

Nigeria Meter is still investigating the fulfillment of the promise of Governor Dapo Abiodun to rehabilitate 236 primary schools across the State.

 RELEVANT PRESS RELEASES

 PLEASE READ! SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Did you submit application for the Ogun State Primary School Teachers’ Recruitment Exercise?

The second stage of the exercise is about to begin.

To confirm if your application was successful and you are qualified for the next stage,pls go to https://jobs.ogunstate.gov.ng/subeb-status, log on with your Labour ID or Phone No and follow the instructions carefully.

Hurry up and complete the form as deadline for submission is Tuesday Nov 19, 2019.

Ogun State Primary School Teachers’ Recruitment Exercise…..,…. Building our Future Together

Announcer:

SUBEB/ Ogun State Min. Of Education

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The Ogun State Universal Basic Education welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of class teachers in Public Primary Schools located in specific terrains in some local Government areas of Ogun State.                                                

OGUN WEST:  ADO ODO/OTA, YEWA NORTH, YEWA SOUTH, IPOKIA, IMEKO AFON;

OGUN CENTRAL: OBAFEMI OWODE, IFO, ODEDA, EWEKORO;

OGUN EAST: OGUN WATERSIDE, IJEBU EAST and IJEBU NORTH.

Only apply for the location in which you are interested. Multiple applications would be disqualified.

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants applying for the post of class teacher in Ogun state Universal Basic Education Board must possess either of 1 or 2 and all other conditions as stated below:

Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with at least credit pass in specific subjects including English Language, Mathematics, French, Arabic studies, pre-vocational studies, Early Childhood Education, Basic Sciences and Technology and ICT with at least three years of teaching experience with verifiable evidence.

B.A( Ed), BSc.(Ed) and BED  with at least second class in specific subjects including English Language, Mathematics, French, Arabic studies, pre-vocational studies, Early Childhood Education specialist, Basic Science and Technology and ICT with at least three years of teaching experience with verifiable evidence.

In addition to the above, prospective candidates are expected to possess the followings:

Senior Secondary School Certificate with a minimum of 5 credits including English and Mathematics

First School leaving certificate

NYSC discharge or exemption certificate

Certificate of birth issued by a recognized agency

Letter of referees from public figures

Valid means of identification

Evidence of change of name

Registered with Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria

To apply kindly click on the Apply button and ALSO Fill the form on this link below.

https://forms.gle/W1w32Q7aJ1Y6jdk47

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Ogun recruits 1500 teachers, completes first phase of 236 schools’ renovation.

As part of efforts to revamp the education sector in Ogun State, government has commenced recruitment of 1500 teachers to fill existing vacancies in public schools.

About 29,000 applicants applied for the job which closed on Saturday. The recruitment would be completed before the end of the year.

A statement by Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun stated that the State Government has started analysing the profiles of the would-be teachers.

The statement further stated that the first stage of the recruitment process had been completed last night.

“Qualified candidates will be notified this week through Short Message Service (sms) on the phone numbers submitted via the job portal,jobs.ogunstate.gov.ng.

Candidates seeking for the job applied through the state job portal which was opened from 27th October to 8th November 2019.

Candidates who applied for SUBEB jobs in the state applied with Labour ID card which are generated by applying online.

The office of the Special Advisers to State Governor on Youth Empowerment and Job Creation and the Education (Primary, Secondary and Vocational Skills) have started matching those on the database and linking them with the SUBEB requirements.

The decision to recruit more teachers, the statement said, became necessary for the overall repositioning and betterment of the sector.

It would be recalled that the State Government declared a state of emergency on the education sector and plans were made to rehabilitate schools that were in very sorry state.

Government’s commitment to providing conducive environments for teaching and learning, had also made the state government to embark of renovation and reconstruction of schools across the 236 Wards in the State.

As at weekend a total number of 90 schools have been fixed. These schools are evenly distributed among the three senatorial district.

Gov Abiodun encouraged the teachers to promote good reading habits amongst their students through healthy competitions, which he noted would help students’ diction and essay writing.

The statement added that Principals and Head Teachers in Public Primary and Secondary Schools who have all been paid running costs, should use the money judiciously to justify its purpose.

He further advised school administrators to channel more energy and resources to the teaching of Mathematics and English language in schools, saying, failure in these subjects would mean inability of students to gain admissions into higher institutions.

He also encouraged teachers to work harder and be more diligent in discharging their duties, adding that they to get their priorities right and show good example by being punctual and well dressed.

Jamiu Folarin

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